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David Prosser examines why the Private Equity second could be worth a second look for advisers.
Alastair Laing, Co-manager of Capital Gearing Trust, talks to the AIC about the trust, how their portfolio is positioned and why it has particularly low equity exposure at the moment, as well as his long-term view for markets and whether now is a good time for investors to consider an absolute return vehicle like Capital Gearing.
David Prosser looks at UK Equity Income and a recent analyst note from Stifel on the sector.
David Prosser looks at why smaller investment companies may be worth a second look.
Tom Walker, Portfolio Manager of Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust discusses the long term economic trends, what he is looking for in companies, the stocks he has been buying and selling and his outlook for global equities.
There’s been an increase in the number of beauty parades across the industry in recent times and David Prosser explains why this suggests investment companies are raising their game.
David Prosser discusses currency risk and why it shouldn’t be ignored.
Emerging markets have been among the best performing asset classes so far in 2016. Carlos Hardenberg looks at whether the rally will be sustained.
Investors should look past the Punch and Judy show of the US election to an economy in decent shape.
The average investment company discount may have widened in the Brexit aftermath but David Prosser explains why this issue is far less significant than in times gone by.
David Prosser analyses why this is important news for investors.